that excursion last saturday was extremely satisfying in terms of both the process and the outcomes. so here are two more poppy flower vs. barley shots.

more barley and poppy flowers(2) never before i had used the macro capabilities of my new tele zoom, but here, for the shallow depth of field, it is really indispensable. in a severe attack of lens buying addiction i had succumbed to the new tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 tele-macro ld di, which david kilpatrick of photoclubalpha.com had reviewed very favourably here. It definitely is a steal, and the remaining chromatic abberations – for this price you don’t get an apo lens – can be easily corrected with a gimp plugin, if necessary.

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more barley and poppy flowers

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7 thoughts

  1. It’s my first visit to your site. I saw. this beautiful image going through VFXY. Poppies are my favorite wildflower and wildflowers are my favorite flowers. A wonderful find and a splendid image.

  2. This lovely and quite different. I really like this image. Beautifully seen and produced.

  3. That last poppy and barley photo is my favorite, I like the nearly monochrom background that the barley provides for the red poppies… (I’m not sure that “poppies” is the right word here, but it sounded fun ­čśë

    Good that you could use photography as a means for unwinding after your trip! I can imagine that it’s a tough change…

  4. like the nearly monochrom background that the barley provides for the red poppies. Poppies are my favorite wildflower and wildflowers are my favorite flowers. Beautiful, both of them.

    1. Thx, Sandra. I rarely concentrate on flowers, but this situation I do remember vividly because of the really astonishing light quality.

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